CHURCH AFFAIRS: The Mass servers for St Itas Church Ashford to commence their week this Sunday are Ben Mulcahy and Liam Sheahan.
The reader for Mass this Saturday evening in Ashford is Michael Begley with Eucharistic Ministers Bernie Fitzpatrick and Sheila Ahern with basket collector John Nelligan.
The reader for Mass this Sunday morning in Raheenagh is Michael Keating with Eucharistic Minister Margaret Harnett and Joan King and basket collector Patsy Cunningham.
CEILI: The monthly Ceili in February at Halla Tadhg Gaelach Tournafulla is scheduled for Friday February 14th (St Valentine’s) to the music of Striolan. The evening will commence at 9:30pm and also light refreshments for all. All are welcome to waltz along with your Valentine or perhaps you may meet them there.
CHESHIRE HOME: The annual walk in aid of Rathfredagh Cheshire Home takes place the last Sunday in January (i.e 26th) as is the norm. The walk will commence at the top of Barna walking the railway line to Newcastle West and from there to Rathfredagh via Laceys cross and the Bruff Line. Transport will be available from Newcastle West to Rathfredagh for all that require same and kickoff is at 10am. All support shall be deeply appreciated.
SET DANCING CLUB: The West Limerick Set Dancing club report that the Annual Set Dancing Club Workshop weekend with workshop tutor Maureen Culleton takes place from February 7 to February 9 at The Devon Inn Templeglantine. The Friday, Saturday and Sunday are ceili nights with Johnny Reidy, Striolan and Taylor’s Cross. A trad’s dream weekend.
CONCERT: A Showband Years concert hosted by Ronan Collins will take place at the University Concert Hall, UL, on this Saturday January 18. Artists appearing include Brendan Bowyer, Gina from the Champions, Dickie Rock and lots more. Ronan Collins will also sing Joe Dolan songs. A coach will leave the Market Yard, Newcastle West for those interested in travelling. For further information contact Pat Dalton 069-62306.
TICKETS: Limerick County G.A.A. Board announce that the annual season tickets for the 2014 season are now available. This pass covers entry to all the games under the jurisdiction of the Limerick Co. Board. Club offers and cost the same as 2013 the latter €100. These are available from any club officer of the Gaelic Grounds.
SCOIL NAOMH IDE ASHFORD: Scoil Naomh Íde, Ashford are currently enroling pupils for the school year 2014-2015. Parents who would like to enrol their child for the coming year may contact the school at 069-85292 or at email@example.com to speak to a member of staff with any questions that you may have.
RAHEENAGH: Registration forms are available from Scoil Ide Naofa, Raheenagh for parents, who are interested in enrolling their children for the coming school year 2014/2015. There will be an induction day for the children in early June the school will contact you about the date. Please contact the school if you would like to arrange a visit or speak with a member of staff prior to our June induction day. Please contact the school at 069-85276 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
LOTTO: St Ita’s Field Development Lotto results from January 2nd with numbers drawn 8, 17, 29 and 32 and there was no jackpot winner.
The match three for €75 was won by Lisa O’Flynn with seller Neil Casey. The four €30 lucky dip winners were Hannah Hough seller Willie O’Brien, Jim Long seller Willie O’Brien, Paddy O’Kelly seller Willie O’Brien, Sean Collins seller Joanne Relihan.
The lotto results from January 10th with numbers 14, 18, 27 and 32 and no match three or jackpot winner were drawn.
The four €30 lucky dip winners were Noreen Relihan seller Joanne Relihan, Catherine Wrenn seller Willie O’Brien, Mike Walsh seller Village Inn, (Arthur) Liam Leahy seller Keating’s shop. The jackpot is now €8,900 and the draw takes place this Thursday evening at The Village Inn Ashford.